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REConf 2015: Focus on Requirements Engineering and Requirements Management

Intland Blog - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 13:25
Requirements Engineering (RE) has a significant role in managing and documenting software requirements and in improving products development when used correctly. REConf 2015 focuses on how requirements management and requirements engineering can help you to improve the product development process.
Categories: Vendor

The Power of Containers: Open Source and the Docker Ecosystem

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 19:00
Webinar

Live Discussion with Project Managers From Docker and Google!

In early 2013, the PaaS provider dotCloud open sourced its Docker container technology, hoping to bring flexible PaaS-like environments to the enterprise and across clouds. In just under two years, Docker has taken the software development industry by storm, growing to over 700 contributors and the 24th most starred project on GitHub. That popularity has inspired an entire ecosystem of supporting technologies.

Black Duck recognized Docker as a 2013 Open Source Rookie of the Year. In 2014, two of the Rookies of the Year are Docker related projects (Kubernetes and cAdvisor) and two other Docker related projects (Drone and Fig) received honorable mentions.

This webinar will delve into the importance of the Docker ecosystem of tools and projects helping to propel container technology to the forefront of software development innovation.

Don’t miss this live discussion with:

  • Nick Stinemates, the Head of Business Development and Technical Alliances at Docker
  • Brendan Burns, Lead Engineer on the Kubernetes Project at Google
  • Victor Marmol, Senior Software Engineer and cAdvisor Project Manager at Google
  • Brad Rydewski, Co-Founder at Drone.io
  • Dave Gruber, Vice President of Product Development and Product Marketing at Black Duck Software
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Categories: Vendor

What is new in codeBeamer 7.6?

Intland Blog - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 17:00
Webinar date: 11 Mar 2015 Time: 16:00 (CEST) / 8:00 AM (EDT) Presenter: Mai-Lan Tran Intland Software What you can learn In this webinar, you will get a chance to learn about the usability improvements introduced by codeBeamer’s latest version
Categories: Vendor

UPscALE

Intland Blog - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:00
Upscale Agile for Medium & Large Enterprises Agile software development methodologies such as Scrum are currently revolutionizing product development. At the same time, many medium and large organizations face the challenge to upscale agility. Some questions that often arise are:
Categories: Vendor

Open Source Software Security - Mitigating Risks from Development, Integration, Distribution and Deployment

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:30
Webinar

As the use of software proliferates across industries, the need for open source security becomes increasingly important. Adoption of OSS demonstrably yields lower acquisition costs, faster time-to-market, and other touted benefits, the community development model presents developers, integrators, and deployers with a set of accompanying challenges. Historically, foremost among these concerns stood license compliance and IP protection. Most recently, with multiple highly publicized threats to OSS, security has joined these legal issues.
Join this webinar with Jake Kouns, Chief Information Security Officer at Risk Based Security and Bill Weinberg, Senior Director of Open Source Strategy at Black Duck Software will explore the role of and requirements for security in OSS Logistics.  It will:

  • Highlight OSS adoption trends across IT, especially as those trends impact system and application security,
  • Review recent vulnerabilities in and exploits to key OSS components,
  • Examine the OSS security paradigm and challenges to it, including provenance, community expertise and oversight of vulnerabilities, and version proliferation and deprecation, and
  • Present best practices in OSS management to promote application security
Register Now Asset Value:  Low value Lead Segment:  License
Categories: Vendor

Reaching 360° Traceability for High Quality Software and Hardware Projects

Intland Blog - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:00
Webinar date: 4 Mar 2015 Time: 16:00 (CEST) / 10:00 AM (EDT) Presenters: Peter Haller, Intland Software What you can learn Complete traceability is instrumental in improving process and product quality, ensuring transparency, and achieving compliance in software and hardware development.
Categories: Vendor

Real Time Resolution for Dev & IT Opps By @Logentries | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - 6 hours 11 min ago
Log data provides the most granular view into what is happening across your systems, applications, and end users. Logs can show you where the issues are in real-time, and provide a historical trending view over time. Logs give you the whole picture. Logentries has announced a new integration with Elasticsearch's Logstash, an open source solution for managing logs and event data. The new integration enables users to easily forward logs collected via Logstash into the cloud-based Logentries service for more meaningful analysis and visualization over time. Similarly the Logentries Open API allows easy extraction of data from the cloud service for Logstash users, promoting interoperability between both solutions.

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Categories: Java, Media

Large Scale Continuous Testing By @Spirent | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 11 min ago
The speed of software changes in growing and large scale rapid-paced DevOps environments presents a challenge for continuous testing. Many organizations struggle to get this right. Practices that work for small scale continuous testing may not be sufficient as the requirements grow. In his session at DevOps Summit, Marc Hornbeek, Sr. Solutions Architect of DevOps continuous test solutions at Spirent Communications, will explain the best practices of continuous testing at high scale, which is relevant to small scale DevOps, and if there is an expectation of growth as the number of build targets, test topologies and delivery topologies that need to be orchestrated rapidly grow.

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Categories: Java, Media

Cloud Trends to Watch Out for This Year | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 11 min ago
Experts predict that the cloud computing will continue to grow this year. According to the Computerworld Forecast Study, spending on cloud computing is expected to rise by 42% in 2015. Moreover, Esna projects that in a bid to increase the use of mobile, social, customer-facing and collaboration technologies, 40% of IT teams will spend more on software as a service and a mix of public, private and hybrid solutions this year.

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Categories: Java, Media

Year of Threat Intelligence Sharing By @ForeScout | @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 56 min ago
As we kick off 2015, I predict that this will go down in history as the year of the Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP). We say goodbye to the year of the advanced persistent threat (APT) in 2014, just as this time last year we waved adieu to mobile device management (MDM). We’ve seen the security ecosystem evolve from all-in-one systems to point solutions to a bi-directionally integrated fabric knitting these silos together. This year that will extend into community-based, big security data digesting TIP systems.

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Categories: Java, Media

Mexican ISP Telum Gains Operational Advantages By @Dana_Gardner [#Cloud]

Java Developer's Journal - 9 hours 56 min ago
Telum in Northeast Mexico improved their ISP services delivery reliability through quality assurance and higher availability using advanced monitoring software. The next edition of the HP Discover Podcast Series delves into how Telum in Northeast Mexico improves their ISP services delivery reliability through quality assurance and higher availability using advanced monitoring software.

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Categories: Java, Media

Introducing gRPC, a new open source HTTP/2 RPC Framework

Google Open Source Blog - 10 hours 31 min ago

(Cross-posted from the Google Developers Blog)

Today, we are open sourcing gRPC, a brand new framework for handling remote procedure calls. It’s BSD licensed, based on the recently finalized HTTP/2 standard, and enables easy creation of highly performant, scalable APIs and microservices in many popular programming languages and platforms. Internally at Google, we are starting to use gRPC to expose most of our public services through gRPC endpoints as part of our long term commitment to HTTP/2.

Over the years, Google has developed underlying systems and technologies to support the largest ecosystem of micro-services in the world; our servers make tens of billions of calls per second within our global datacenters. At this scale, nanoseconds matter. Efficiency, scalability and reliability are at the core of building Google’s APIs.

gRPC is based on many years of experience in building distributed systems. With the new framework, we want to bring to the developer community a modern, bandwidth and CPU efficient, low latency way to create massively distributed systems that span data centers, as well as power mobile apps, real-time communications, IoT devices and APIs.

Building on HTTP/2 standards brings many capabilities such as bidirectional streaming, flow control, header compression, multiplexing requests over a single TCP connection and more. These features save battery life and data usage on mobile while speeding up services and web applications running in the cloud.

Developers can write more responsive real-time applications, which scale more easily and make the web more efficient. Read more about the features and benefits in the FAQ.

Alongside gRPC, we are releasing a new version of Protocol Buffers, a high performance, open source binary serialization protocol that allows easy definition of services and automatic generation of client libraries. Proto 3 adds new features, is easier to use compared to previous versions, adds support for more languages and provides canonical mapping of Proto to JSON.

The project has support for C, C++, Java, Go, Node.js, Python, and Ruby. Libraries for Objective-C, PHP and C# are in development. To start contributing, please fork the Github repositories and start submitting pull requests. Also, be sure to check out the documentation, join us on the mailing list, visit the IRC #grpc channel on Freenode and tag StackOverflow questions with the “grpc” tag.

Google has been working closely with Square and other organizations on the gRPC project. We’re all excited for the potential of this technology to improve the web and look forward to further developing the project in the open with the help, direction and contributions of the community.


by Mugur Marculescu, Product Manager
Categories: Open Source

Talk Back: Voice Response Workflows with Speech Server 2007

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

Speech Server 2007 lets you create sophisticated voice-response applications with Microsoft .NET Framework and Visual Studio tool integration. Here’s how.
Categories: .NET

Performance: Scaling Strategies for ASP.NET Applications

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

Performance problems can creep into your Web app as it scales up, and when they do, you need to find the causes and the best strategies to address them.
Categories: .NET

Silverlight: Building Advanced 3D Animations with Silverlight 2.0

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

Animating with Silverlight is easier than you think. Here we create a 3D app that folds a polyhedron using XAML, C#, and by emulating the DirectX math libraries.
Categories: .NET

Interview++: Bjarne Stroustrup on the Evolution of Languages

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

Howard Dierking talks to the inventor of C++, Bjarne Stroustrup, about language zealots, the evolution of programming, and what’s in the future of programming.
Categories: .NET

Office Development: Manage Metadata with Document Information Panels

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

Here the author uses Document Information Panels in the Microsoft 2007 Office system to manipulate metadata from Office docs for better discovery and management.
Categories: .NET

Editor's Note: A Service-Oriented Editor's Note

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

Here is what Howard Dierking has to say about the differences between services and distributed applications and how he has approached services in his projects.
Categories: .NET

Toolbox: Logging Web App Errors, Learning LINQ, and More

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

See how to log Web application errors for better health monitoring, what to read if you’re thinking about LINQ, and which blog Scott recommends reading this month.
Categories: .NET

Sustainable Computing: Imagine Cup 2008: Competing for Change

MSDN Magazine RSS Feed - 11 hours 22 min ago
April 2008

For the 2008 Imagine Cup, students have been challenged to use technology to enable a sustainable environment. Finalists in the U.S. competition recently presented their solutions in Los Angeles, and MSDN Magazine was there to see the innovative ideas participants have come up with.
Categories: .NET